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Thursday
Jul282016

Davide Torsello: How do employees from corrupt organizations view their companies’ cultures?

We conducted research on 30 corporate corruption FCPA cases resulting from SEC investigations and sanctions over the last 15 years. The aim of this research was to uncover what negative features these organizations have in their cultures.

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Thursday
Jul282016

Job: VP Compliance (First Data - Jersey City, NJ)

Job Title: VP Compliance

Employer: First Data 

Location: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States

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Thursday
Jul282016

Andy Spalding on Brazil’s fourth pillar: The organized crime law

Of the four pillars (here, here, and here), Brazil’s 2013 organized crime law has thus far impacted anti-corruption enforcement to a degree that few could have imagined or dreamed.

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Thursday
Jul282016

Lincoln Caylor: What's the difference between notification injunctions and freezing orders

In Holyoake v Candy, a recent decision of the Chancery Division of the High Court of England and Wales, the court considered an application for a “notification injunction.”

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Wednesday
Jul272016

Report: Panama Papers show role of shell companies in Saipem Algeria bribes

The law firm at the center of the Panama Papers leak may have helped facilitate an alleged multi-million corruption scheme tied to Sonatrach contracts won by Saipem. 

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Wednesday
Jul272016

CIPE: The biggest anti-corruption organization you’ve never heard of

A post this week by Frank Brown talked about spreading compliance to supply chains in high-risk jurisdictions. It's a challenge without easy answers.

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Wednesday
Jul272016

Job: Manager, Compliance (Prudential - Newark, NJ)

Job Title: Manager, Compliance

Employer: Prudential 

Location: Newark, New Jersey, United States

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Tuesday
Jul262016

Five ways to prepare for the new French anti-corruption law

France is the latest nation to join the anti-corruption fray, working to finalize a new law to fight corruption, foster transparency and modernize economic activity.

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Monday
Jul252016

LATAM Airlines pays $22 million to resolve FCPA offenses

LATAM Airlines Group S.A. (LATAM), a commercial airline company based in Chile, agreed to pay more than $22 million to the DOJ and SEC Monday to resolve FCPA offenses for bribing union officials in Argentina.

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Monday
Jul252016

Richard Bistrong: What not to do in prison

Last week I talked about the judicial gift of a year and a day in connection with a number of FCPA sentences. But a word of advice if that's your sentence: When you get to prison, keep it to yourself.

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Monday
Jul252016

Frank Brown: A plan for integrating local partners into the global supply chain

Local firms in emerging markets are often highly attractive to multinationals looking for new suppliers and partners. Those local firms, many of them mid-sized, see joining a global value chain as a key step for survival.

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Monday
Jul252016

Andy Spalding on Brazil’s third pillar: The Clean Companies Act

We discussed in the two prior posts (here and here) the two laws that Brazil enacted in 2011 to make government more accountable, transparent, and efficient. But readers may recall the major public protests that erupted in Brazil in 2013. Though seemingly provoked by a public transportation rate hike, the protests were about corruption and mismanagement more broadly.

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